- Amazon Army March
Local women recreated the historic 1921 Amazon Army March on a country road near Capaldo. The march was taped and will form part of a segment on the march for the PBS TV program “Sunflower Journeys.”
Thu Jul 19 2012 17:32:32 GMT-0500 (CDT)
- Marching ever onward
CAPALDO — The first Amazon Army March started on Dec. 12 from the Franklin Miners Hall and included about 3,000 women.
Sat Jul 14 2012 14:00:00 GMT-0500 (CDT)
- Woman reenacts scene from her own infant life
Eva Richard Gartner, 91, was the only person in the recreation of the Amazon Army March Friday who was in the actual march in December of 1921.
Sat Jul 14 2012 16:00:00 GMT-0500 (CDT)
- 'Sunflower Journeys' to explore the Amazon
In December of 1921 the eyes of the nation turned to southeast Kansas as a group of wives, daughters, sisters and sweethearts of striking miners marched to support their menfolk in their struggle for decent pay and safer working conditions.
Fri Jul 13 2012 15:00:00 GMT-0500 (CDT)
- Amazon Army re-enactment
A group of women re-enacted the Amazon Army's march on Friday as part of a segment for the television show "Sunflower Journeys."
Fri Jul 13 2012 18:03:21 GMT-0500 (CDT)
- LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The Topeka Connection - Pittsburg, KS ...
Jul 17, 2012 – It was good to see the Friday front page story re: the Amazon Army ... at Topeka's fine non-commercial television station, KTWU Channel 11.
- Miners' Hall Museum holds grand opening
When the ribbon is cut, that makes it official. The Miners’ Hall Museum is officially open in Franklin..
Wed May 02 2012 16:00:10 GMT-0500 (CDT)
- Dedication of 2007
'Amazon Army' protested unfair labor | Wichita Eagle
Oct 4, 2010 – This is one in a series of vignettes celebrating history. The series' name comes from the state motto, Ad astra per aspera: "To the stars through ...
'Amazon Army' remembered
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The Amazon Army Marker
Marker Photo, Click for full size. By William Fischer, Jr., August 7, 2010. 1. The Amazon Army Marker. Inscription. The women's march
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